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I love to lock my door upon the real world, and unbar the portals of my fairy palace—my thought-realm.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The guard instantly ordered me to unbar the doors and come out, or they would break the house down.
At all events, he did not deem any further explanations necessary, but descended forthwith, and began to unbar the door.
THE PATHFINDERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
It takes only a minute to cross the hall and unbar the front doors.
THE MAIN CHANCEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
If only we could make some one of our folk hear without too much noise, they could unbar it from their side.
A KING'S COMRADECHARLES WHISTLER
As for the retainers, they waited for no order to unbar the gate for Mirliflor, being all eagerness to facilitate his departure.
"Unbar the door as quickly as possible," whispered the inspector, after getting through with his threatening speech.
With a shout of delight I made to unbar the gate, but Firestone laid a detaining hand on my arm.
THE YOUNG CAVALIERPERCY F. WESTERMAN
Some sat in a corner, whispering their wishes that Archer would unbar the doors and give up.
THE PARENT'S ASSISTANTMARIA EDGEWORTH
His valet told him to unbar without loss of time, for the house had been set on fire.

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